The Most Promising Global Awards and Prizes that can help enhance the Credibility of your NGO in 2019


Every year several international organizations announce their calls for applications for awards and prizes that recognize not only prominent international NGOs but also the small grassroots NGOs.

Many times most of the NGOs fail to understand the relevance of an award as it helps to improve your standing in the philanthropic arena. Winning an award enhances the credibility of your NGO as it is an opportunity to showcase your actual hard work to the large international audience.

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Participating in awards not only enhances the credibility but also gives the platform for NGOs to establish and nurture networking opportunities. Most of the awards also offer grants that can be used to fulfil their requirements.

Awards and prizes are a great source of inspiration for social change and participating in them can open up newer possibilities.

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Below is a list of open awards and prizes for you to apply!

Entries are Now Open for World Habitat Awards 2019
Entries are now open for the World Habitat Awards 2019 in order to recognize and highlight innovative, outstanding and sometimes revolutionary housing ideas, projects and programmes from across the world…[more]

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World Health Organization: World No Tobacco Day 2019 Awards
The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking nominations to the World No Tobacco Day Awards of individuals or organizations in each of the six WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control…[more]

Nominations Open for Sydney Peace Prize 2020!
The Sydney Peace Foundation is seeking nominations for its Sydney Peace Prize 2020, Australia’s only international prize for peace to inspire and empower people from all walks of life to make peace with justice a reality…[more]

Nominations Open for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award 2019!
Nominations are open for the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award to honor an individual or group of individuals who stand up to oppression at grave personal risk in the nonviolent pursuit of human rights…[more]

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Nominations Open for Global Water Awards 2019!
Nominations are open for the Global Water Awards 2019 which is sponsored by the Evoqua Water Technologies. The winners of the 2019 Global Water Awards will be announced at the Global Water Summit on April 9th 2019 at the Natural History Museum, London…[more]

Applications Open for Allard Prize for International Integrity 2019!
Applications are open for 2019 Allard Prize for International Integrity, awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law…[more]

Call for Applications: UN SDG Action Awards from across the Globe
Applicants are invited to apply for UN SDG Action Awards that recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, or private sector leaders from across the globe for the most innovative, impactful and transformative initiatives building a global movement of action for the SDGs…[more]

Nominations Open for WISE Prize for Education 2019!
Nominations are open for WISE Prize for Education 2019 to raise global awareness of the crucial role of education in all societies, and create a platform for innovative and practical solutions that might help alleviate some of the challenges which education faces around the world…[more]

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Nominations Open for 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards!
Arrell Food Institute is currently seeking nominations for its 2019 Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards to recognize global excellence in food innovation and community impact. Arrell Food Institute recognizes global leaders who are ensuring future food security for the planet, and hopes to inspire new leaders to take bold steps towards change…[more]

Nominations Open for UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2019!
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for its UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2019 which is funded by the Cano Foundation (Colombia), the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation (Finland) and the Namibia Media Trust (Namibia)…[more]

Applications Open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards!
Applications are open for Jamnalal Bajaj Awards with an aim to felicitate the efforts of women and men who have dedicated their life to Gandhian constructive work and the ideals which Jamnalal Bajaj had cherished all his life…[more]

Call for Applications: Pass It On Awards Program 2019
Applicants are invited to apply for Anita Borg Systers Pass It On Awards Program to honor Anita Borg’s desire to create a network of women technologists helping each other. The cash awards, funded by donations from the Systers Online Community and others, are intended as…[more]

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Call for Nominations: 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards
Nominations are open for 2019 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards that recognize fundamental contributions in a broad array of areas of scientific knowledge, technology, humanities and artistic creation…[more]

Nominations Open for Sarphati Sanitation Awards (SSA) 2019!
World Waternet, Netherlands Water Partnership and Aqua for All, endorsed by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS), has launched Sarphati Sanitation Awards (SSA) 2019 to honor the outstanding contribution of individuals or organizations to the global sanitation and public health challenge through entrepreneurship…[more]

2020 Martin Ennals Award: Inviting Human Rights Defenders around the World
Nominations are open for 2020 Martin Ennals Award that is an annual prize for human rights defenders. The Martin Ennals Award is intended for human rights defenders (HRD) who are defending the rights of others, while at risk…[more]

Applications Open for Right Livelihood Award!
Applications are open for the Right Livelihood Award to honour and support courageous people and organisations offering visionary and exemplary solutions to the root causes of global problems…[more]

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  • “Sport for Change: Empowering Youth Ambassadors to Action” Grant Program for Indian NGOs

    UNOPS announces 2019 Call for Proposals for Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Pooled Fund

    Participate in the Urban Innovation Challenge “Citypreneurs” to achieve UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

    Funding Call to Promote the Benefits of U.S. Economic Engagement in Indonesia

    EU announces “Strategic Partnerships for Capacity Development of Civil Society Organisations in the Eastern Partnership”

    EU seeking Proposals to Support for Civil Society Organizations and Promotion of Human Rights in the Region of Bolama-Bijagós, Guinea-Bissau

    European Outdoor Conservation Association inviting NPOs to Implement Conservation Projects

    2nd Call for Proposals for Building Administrative Capacities of the Countries of the Western Balkans and the Republic of Moldova

    Applications Open for Sustainable Future Farming Mission to France

    Request for Proposals for Well-being and Safety Research in United States

    DFAT accepting Applications for Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program 2019

    Caplan Foundation Grants for Early Childhood in the U.S.

    Research Grants on Reducing Inequality in the U.S.

    Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence – United States

    EU announces EIDHR CBSS 2019 Call for Proposals for Guyana and Suriname

    EU-EIDHR 2019: Support to Local Civil Society Action through Country-based Support Scheme (Trinidad and Tobago)

    EU seeking Proposals to Enhance CSOs’ Contribution to the Governance and Development Process in Afghanistan 2018-2019

    European Union accepting Proposals to Support CSOs Development Work in the Field – Trinidad and Tobago

    Georgia: Call for Proposals to support Vocational Educational Training in the Field of Agriculture

    Europe Foundation inviting Georgian Civil Society Organizations for Open Door Grantmaking Program

    Visual Documentary Project 2019 Focusing on Justice in Southeast Asia and Japan

    R2HC Annual Funding Call to address Specific or Multiple Public Health Issues

    USAID Indonesia announces New Partnerships Initiative (NPI): Conflict Prevention & Recovery Program (CPRP)

    Opportunity for Indian Citizens to Develop Research in the Field of Visual Arts

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